WGN America cancels “Underground” – Salon.com

On Tuesday WGN America officially announced that it would not renew “Underground” for a third season, definitively turning out the lights in the cable channel’s high-end scripted originals department. Though fans of the acclaimed series have a right to be heartbroken, those who have been keeping up with current events may not be particularly shocked. The cancellation […]

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For-profit tactics might be coming to public universities, and no one is talking about it

Unless you’re a resident of Indiana, you probably haven’t heard about Purdue University’s recently announced acquisition of troubled online for-profit college Kaplan University. This acquisition is highly unusual and has many unknown implications for Indiana students and educators and beyond — and media’s limited and uncritical coverage of the unprecedented merger is exactly what the […]

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